Quotes: criticize

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  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Freedom of the Press, if it means anything at all, means the freedom to criticize and oppose.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.

    Source: Wit and wisdom of Abraham Lincoln (1999 edition), Gramercy

  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    I criticize by creation - not by finding fault.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.
  • If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.
  • Pierre Gallois
    Pierre Gallois
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    If you put tomfoolery into a computer, nothing comes out of it but tomfoolery. But this tomfoolery, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow enobled and no-one dares criticize it.
  • H. Jackson Brown Jr
    H. Jackson Brown Jr
    American author 1940-
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    Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
  • D. J. Hicks
    D. J. Hicks
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    Paranoids are people, too; they have their own problems. It's easy to criticize, but if everybody hated you, you'd be paranoid too.
  • Alcee Hastings
    Alcee Hastings
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    The Middle East is literally going up in flames, as is California, and Katrina's problems haven't been solved, and Congress' response is to criticize Federal judges.
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
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    To criticize is to appreciate, to appropriate, to take intellectual possession, to establish in fine a relation with the criticized thing and to make it one's own.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    When I am abroad, I always make it a rule to never criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
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